The People

  • David Parrish

    Owner & Winemaker

    Winemaker, David Parrish, graduated from UC Davis with a degree majoring in Biology with a Chemistry/Math minor taking several courses in Winemaking. Years later, Dr. Mark Kliewer, the head of the UC Davis Viticulture Department, contacted David to inquire about a research project for different trellis styles in the wine grape industry. David agreed to […]

  • Lynn Parrish


    Owner, Lynn Parrish, is David Parrish’s wife who assists with property management.  She graduated from CSU Chico and worked as an RN for many years before retiring to become a full time mom.  Lynn is considered a jack of all trades and one of those trades includes interior design.  She is the talent behind creating […]

  • Cecily Parrish Ray

    Owner & General Manager

    General Manager, Cecily Parrish Ray, is the daughter of David & Lynn Parrish.  She has been managing the tasting room and wine club since 2013 as well as managing many other behind the scene aspects of the business.  Cecily is the artist of the family and designed the logo as well as the labels for […]

  • Ethan Ray

    Cellar Master & Assistant Vineyard Manager

    Ethan Ray has been Cellar Master & Assistant Vineyard Manager since 2011. He was interested in winemaking and then met the Parrish family who brought him into the fold. Ray started in the vineyard and is now a key part of the winemaking team. He enjoys time in the fresh air, working with his hands, […]

  • Lynlee Hughes

    Assistant Tasting Room Manager

    Lynlee Hughes joined Parrish Family Vineyard in 2015 starting as the Lead Tasting Room Hostess. Hughes fell in love with the Central Coast moving to San Luis Obispo to care for her beloved grandparents. Then, she was swept off her feet by Paso Robles. “I love Paso in the Spring, Winter, and Fall. *laughs* It […]

  • Cody Alt

    Assistant Winemaker

    Cody Alt joined Parrish Family Vineyard in the Fall of 2016. Alt graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 2015 with a Wine and Viticulture Degree, concentrating in Oenology. Previously to Parrish, he worked various harvests in the cellar where he spent time at a biodynamic winery in the Rheingau of Germany, wineries in […]

  • Cynthia Petrovich

    Executive Administrative Assistant

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